What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name NELLONS, ANGELIKE S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,779.57 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JAMES H Employer name Town of Albion Amount $44,778.75 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAQUILLE M Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $44,778.74 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KRISTEN N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,778.66 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARNARD, GREGORY S Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $44,778.51 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABLIAGO, ALICIA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,778.46 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPMAN, SHARON M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,778.45 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, MATTHEW J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,778.41 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JENNIFER A Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $44,778.41 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, KELLY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,778.20 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,778.20 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, MELINDA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,778.20 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, REGINA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,777.95 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, LORRAINE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,777.82 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, GERALD M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $44,777.74 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL F Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $44,777.74 Date 07/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANDRELL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,777.72 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICIA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,777.67 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, PETER L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,777.36 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTADE, JUDITH M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,777.15 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,777.04 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MICHELLE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,776.81 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOLETTI, ANDREA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,776.81 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARGARET D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,776.79 Date 09/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDIA, JOSEPH C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $44,776.78 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, VERNIS S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,776.48 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERL, TERRY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,776.32 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNO, BRANDON C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,776.15 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, DAVID M Employer name City of Rome Amount $44,776.11 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOINS, PATRICIA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,776.02 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEELEY, JAMIE M Employer name City of Rome Amount $44,776.02 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVIA, JUDITH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,775.91 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELIX, MEGAN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $44,775.85 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, SHERRY R Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,775.78 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLINER, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,775.45 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMAN, CECILIA ANGUS Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,775.06 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, TRACY A Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $44,775.05 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BULINDA M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $44,774.99 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, DAVID K Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $44,774.94 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURE, DENIS Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,774.92 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROSANTI, PETER S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $44,774.80 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTH, MELANIE M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $44,774.57 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHWOT, DANIEL J Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $44,774.54 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, JASON C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $44,774.26 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDHAN, ROMA K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,774.17 Date 08/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AICHER, ANGELINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,773.73 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTASI, CHARLES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,773.69 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, ALAN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $44,773.65 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BETH Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,773.46 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LORI H Employer name Essex County Amount $44,773.40 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERTON, CLEVON M Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $44,773.38 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANICE L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,773.28 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PIERRE C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $44,773.20 Date 12/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, YOLET Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,772.96 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENT, MONIQUE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,772.95 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DEAN C Employer name Town of Deruyter Amount $44,772.93 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,772.92 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, SCOTT C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,772.92 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, THOMAS J Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $44,772.81 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWLAK, KATIE V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,772.69 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPLER, MATTHEW R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,772.61 Date 09/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, AMANDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $44,772.21 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUREANO, EDWIN, JR Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,772.07 Date 11/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEILER, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,771.82 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMSTED, DALE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,771.60 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BINDU M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,771.01 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, KRISTIN M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,770.83 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPHILL, JOHN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,770.41 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, MINLING Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $44,770.08 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLER, LEESA K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,770.02 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $44,769.91 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTANA, JEREMY B Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $44,769.75 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $44,769.47 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDENDORF, JASON E Employer name Town of Fulton Amount $44,769.22 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DIONNE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,769.11 Date 12/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, SARAH J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,769.02 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, THOMAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,769.01 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, JULIE A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $44,768.60 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, MERCY R Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $44,768.47 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, BEVERLY J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $44,768.40 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEN, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,768.39 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FU, YU MING W Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,768.04 Date 07/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DAVID M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,767.97 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, KAYLIE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,767.85 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, THOMAS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,767.80 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOSO CASSO, EMMANUEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,767.76 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEWAN, JACLYN Employer name W NY Library Resources Council Amount $44,767.63 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, JAMES J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $44,767.46 Date 11/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, AGNES K Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $44,767.37 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENDORFF, JACK N Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $44,767.36 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, MICHAEL J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,766.57 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MARY F Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $44,766.50 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, RAINA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,766.24 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARY J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,766.19 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, GERALDINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $44,766.19 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,766.11 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGACHARAN, PRAHALAL Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $44,765.98 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUDICE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,765.91 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALSEY, PEGGY K Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,765.88 Date 03/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Greenwich Amount $44,765.88 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System